September 22, 2017 RSS feed / Columns


Is building near the coast worth the risk?

The hurricane watch has shifted from Harvey and Irma to Maria. While these fierce storms approach and relief supplies are delivered, the recovery effort is just beginning for residents in Texas and Florida impacted by flooding. More...


Why tax reform is necessary

When your tax code is 10 times longer than the Bible, you have a problem. More...


There is no proper mix of government, community and business

I grew up in suburbia, and have spent various parts of my life in small towns, a Southern city and in rural Indiana. Moving may be a hassle, but new experiences in new locations provide wonderful opportunities to learn and explore. More...

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Do you agree with Blacksburg and Gaffney councils’ decision to ban smoking in public places and restaurants? (See the entire ordinance on Page 3 in the Wednesday, August 8 edition of The Gaffney Ledger)